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Barbosalite

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Barbosalite

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Description
Locality: 
Sandamap Pegmatite, Sandamap North Farm 115, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 1.1 × 1 cm
Description

Dozens of black, lustrous barbosalite crystals on massive tavorite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Barbosalite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BB.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Sapucaia Mine (Proberil mine), Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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